Pvt Elijah R. Amick

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Pvt Elijah R. Amick

  • Birth unknown Lexington County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 6 Sep 1863 Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
  • Plot Confederate Section, row 1, grave 10
  • Memorial ID 10396339

Civil War Confederate Soldier. Eighteen year old Elijah R. Amick became a comrade of the "Lexington Guards" - Company C of the 15th South Carolina Volunteer Infantry on March 18, 1862. He was wounded-in-action at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, and was captured the following day. Suffering with a "compound fracture femur", Private Amick languished until his death on September 6, 1863. His father, Private John Henry Amick, served in the ranks of the 15th SC also.

Note: His marker inscription has "EMICK" with the rank of Lieutenant - sources indicate this soldier's highest rank was Private.


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  • Created by: Stonewall
  • Added: 29 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10396339
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Elijah R. Amick (unknown–6 Sep 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10396339, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Stonewall (contributor 46536634) .